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Indie Game: The Movie Reviews

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February 20, 2013
Aptly demonstrates just how much they are willing to sacrifice to that end, bearing hardship and putting lives on pause to reach that final product of a completed game.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 12, 2013
It gives an insight into the creative process and the drive and passion necessary to produce something you want to share with the world.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 16, 2012
Compelling from start to finish, the movie is a real eye-opener for the uninitiated as it cogently makes the argument that video games deserve to be taken as seriously as movies, novels, paintings and more esteemed artistic disciplines.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 18, 2012
A passionate, deeply affecting celebration of a medium too often derided.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 1, 2012
Like punk rock or alternative comedy, it's a DIY pursuit that pits go-it-alone types against an industry machine, often breeding exciting but intensely idiosyncratic art in the process.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 29, 2012
Even if you are "pursuing your dreams," at the end of the day, work is work. It may be more exciting and different than your average 9-5 cubicle life, it is still a job with deadlines, pressure, and stress.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
May 29, 2012
The struggles these guys face getting their games done are monumental, and makes for some really tense, anxious stuff.
May 29, 2012
Indie Game provides a gripping and consistently entertaining insight into this unique sub-set of the games industry.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 29, 2012
You don't have to be the type who keeps an Atari in a trophy case to be enthralled by Indie Game: The Movie.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
May 29, 2012
Indie Game: The Movie is more than just a film about video games, it's an examination of the artistic spirit and the latest evolution of independent artist.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 29, 2012
With just a Canon DSLR and help from Kickstarter.com for funding, Swirsky and Pajot have created a beautiful and fascinating look into the creative process in a never-been-told medium.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 25, 2012
Not only one of the best documentaries of the year, but one of the best films period.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
May 25, 2012
This is about developers communicating with the world in the most creative, productive way they know how. It's about the artistic process.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 24, 2012
A remarkable statement about a modern paperless product with paperless funding, paperless sales and paperless enjoyment. However, the exposure of the artists and the hovering threat of failure will never change.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
May 24, 2012
You may have never picked up a game console in your life, but there's universal access thanks to compelling stories in Indie Game: The Movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 18, 2012
It made me care very much about a topic that filled me with indifference.
May 18, 2012
[A] smart, involving documentary...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 18, 2012
"Indie Game: The Movie" lays bare the passion behind the pixels, revealing the sweat, tears and sleep deprivation that go into trying to make the latest gaming sensation.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 15, 2012
This is a movie about a subculture, made for that subculture; only hard-core Xboxers need apply.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 15, 2012
An insightful new geek documentary, well directed by first-timers Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky.
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